Scott Becker

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Biography

Scott is currently creating a new company, Olio Apps, with a focus on building interesting and useful apps that interact with mobile devices, social networks, and business platforms.

Scott founded the Tampa Florida Ruby Brigade, and co-founded the Portland JavaScript Admirer’s group.

Before moving to Portland Oregon, Scott toiled away in cold and rainy Florida. When not slinging code and cooking up new business ideas, he plays various instruments in rock bands, and travels the world.

Open Source Bridge 2012

Sessions for this user

* Building Developer Platforms

How do you transform your site or service into a platform others build on top of? How do you clear the path, lower the barriers, and make it easy for new developers to get started?
Chemistry
Scott Becker

* Building Web Apps with Clojure

Get ready for a whirlwind tour of the current Clojure ecosystem of web app technologies. This talk will demonstrate how fast, responsive apps can be built on this up-and-coming functional language, which is based on Lisp and runs on the JVM.
Cooking
Scott Becker

Open Source Bridge 2009

Sessions for this user

* Agile JavaScript Testing

With the recent surge in JavaScript popularity, and the advances in JavaScript virtual machines, serious applications can and are being built in JavaScript. As the sophistication of these apps grow, so grows the need for verifying that our code continues to work as we expect. We'll briefly cover the advantages of test driven development, the reasons for pushing it all the way to the browser level, and then explore the options for testing JavaScript, look at some examples, and then integrate the tests into our existing development workflow.
Cooking
Scott Becker